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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • Report: Metro-North, Federal Agency Share Blame For Crashes

    Report: Metro-North, Federal Agency Share Blame For Crashes
    A federal safety agency reported Tuesday that operational blunders and lax policies at Metro-North were at least partly to blame for the crashes that killed two workers and four passengers and injured 126 riders last year and this spring. The National...
  • Unmanned Antares rocket explodes upon liftoff in Virginia

    Unmanned Antares rocket explodes upon liftoff in Virginia
    A private, unmanned rocket exploded seconds after liftoff Tuesday at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the southern tip of the Eastern Shore. The 14-story, $200 million Antares rocket was carrying the Cygnus spacecraft with 5,000 lbs. of cargo to...
  • Simulators help small-plane pilots learn safety

    Simulators help small-plane pilots learn safety
    OVIEDO — Pilot James Gendreau flies over the landmark SunTrust tower, the downtown lights glimmering in the darkness as he approaches Orlando Executive Airport. As he gets close to the runway, Gendreau pulls the nose of his Cessna up and arcs away...
  • 3 dead, 2 injured in helicopter-plane crash in Frederick

    3 dead, 2 injured in helicopter-plane crash in Frederick
    Three people were killed and two others were injured in a crash between a plane and a helicopter at Frederick Municipal Airport Thursday, State Police said. State Police identified the three who died as Christopher D. Parsons, 29, of Westminster;...
  • No distress calls before Maryland airplane-helicopter collision

    No distress calls before Maryland airplane-helicopter collision
    A small airplane and helicopter made no distress calls before they collided near a Maryland airport killing all three aboard the helicopter and injuring the two men on the plane, federal investigators said on Friday. Investigators from the National...
  • The NTSB's call for safety

    The NTSB's call for safety
    It's a miracle that nobody was killed May 28 of last year when a Mack truck hauling debris to a local recycling center pulled into the path of a moving CSX train in Rosedale shortly before 2 p.m. The resulting collision caused 15 cars in the 45-car...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    A Harford County man is in the news surrounding a security breach at the White House. Ebola fears continue to mount. And early voting in the general election begins today. Here's what you need to know to start your Thursday.    WEATHER Blustery...
  • Expert: Pilot in Palos plane crash may have been suffering 'spatial disorientation'

    Expert: Pilot in Palos plane crash may have been suffering 'spatial disorientation'
    The National Transportation Safety Board issued a preliminary report on the plane crash in Palos Hills that killed three Kansas doctors, but officials said it may take a year or more before air safety investigators determine the cause of the accident....
  • Claims settled in Rosedale train explosion as NTSB prepares to release final report

    Claims settled in Rosedale train explosion as NTSB prepares to release final report
    CSX Transportation and Alban Waste LLC have reached a confidential settlement in a lawsuit brought by the railroad after an Alban truck collided with a CSX freight train in Rosedale in 2013. Dozens of other claims related to the incident and brought...
  • 'Flying car' crash in Marion County injures two

    'Flying car' crash in Marion County injures two
    Two men suffered injuries Tuesday after a "flying car" they were in crashed and caught fire in Marion County after a brief flight. The 49-year-old pilot and the passenger, in his twenties, were both taken to Ocala Regional Medical Center, according to...
  • Investigators: Maryland train wreck, explosion caused by distracted truck driver

    WASHINGTON A trash truck driver talking on a hands-free mobile device caused a 2013 Maryland train collision that led to a 15-car derailment and explosion, U.S. investigators said on Wednesday. The crash at Rosedale, Maryland, involving a CSX Corp...